I haven’t gotten too much sleep these last few weeks, beginning with late nights watching the World Series to late nights watching news and election returns. With a disappointing end to the World Series (for me as a Cleveland fan) to an unexpected presidential election outcome, topped with shootings, discrimination, obvious effects of climate change, and an all too uncertain future for both those within our country and around the world, it would be easy to feel discouraged during this season of Thanksgiving. Continue reading →
Introduction by Sr. Amy McFrederick: Our Dominican Associates are lay women and men who live and share the charism and spirituality of the worldwide Dominican Family in close relationship and in mission with the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Countless numbers of our Associates volunteer their time, talent and treasure to support and extend our outreach, congregational founded ministries, and mission projects. As we begin this Thanksgiving week, we are grateful for all the ways our Sisters and Associates work together to be, build and preach peace. Associate Marybeth Auletto ministers at the Dominican Learning Center (DLC) in Columbus, Ohio. She reflects on her work there: Continue reading →
No, not the story you tell about yourself when you were single, although, I bet that would be an interesting story to hear; but rather the story you have in your mind of someone or some group of people whom you have not met or do not know well. Continue reading →
It is no secret that many of us are disappointed and sickened by the election of Donald Trump as our next President. But don’t worry; this is not a political comment. Read on.
I was in fact, quite sickened by the election and that night felt a deep foreboding especially for the millions of immigrants, Muslims and poor people in this country who are now made more vulnerable to the darker side of this country, in its bigotry and hate. I was up half the night, unable to sleep. Continue reading →
She was born on November 17, 1916, in Hametown, OH, the daughter of John and Louise Remark Werner. She entered the Sisters of St. Dominic of Akron, now Dominican Sisters of Peace, on September 8, 1932. Continue reading →